The Herd Blog is a place to find fun information at the Lodge level with some International and Higher Degree information. If you are looking for information on Lodge Dances, Feasts, Moose Karaoke, Heart of the Community, Convention Info, Youth Awareness, or Community Volunteering opportunities this is your place!

Chris and Heather Strack are joining their church, Journey Christian Church, on a mission trip to Lighthouse Retreat in Destin, FL. At Lighthouse families battling childhood cancer are able to take a week off and reconnect the family unit. Chris and Heather will serve the families all week by cleaning their rooms, playing with the kids (can you say beach time!), getting to know the family, praying with them and for them, serving their meals, and the list goes on and on. One of the biggest ways we serve the families is through financial donations. The families accepted to go to Lighthouse Retreat don't pay a penny! That is where the Hopewell Moose Lodge come in! The lodge donated $750 to assist in their journey. The total cost is  $5000.00 to send a family battling childhood cancer on this awesome retreat. The lodge offered to assist Chris and Heather with their travel but in true Moose tradition the couple feels it is their calling to burden the cost and vacation to provide relief for those in need. If you would like more information about Lighthouse Family Retreat go to lighthousefamilyretreat.org. and checkout the website! -- Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." John 8:12

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Upcoming Events

24Feb
02/24/2018 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Wine and Cheese Tasting at Hopewell
4Mar
03/04/2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
District 3 Meeting at Callao
14Mar
03/14/2018 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ODML Meeting at Callao
18Mar
03/18/2018 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
District 2 Meeting at Newport News
31Mar
03/31/2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
District 10 at Piney River
7Apr
04/07/2018 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ODML Spring Celebration at Dinwiddie
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There are lots of reasons why members become and stay members. Here are a few vignettes on why some members became members for life!
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Christopher will soon be deployed as a corporal in the Unites States Marine Corp. Christopher was a student at Mooseheart for 17 years. In the video, he gives his side of being a student at Mooseheart and what it meant to him! Home is where the heart is!
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Eric starts this video; he is a teacher at Mooseheart. Eric talks about what a difference all the members of the Moose fraternity makes in the lives of the children at Mooseheart. But wait; there are a few others at Mooseheart that have some words too! The video ends with Kami Kolb who graduated in 2015. Kami is from Lynchburg Virginia.
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Are you a new member, thinking of joining, Scott Hart CEO of Mooseheart walks you through all the reasons why members join this great fraternity in this new member orientation video!
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Ever wondered what all the fuss is about with Moosehaven? Here is a video with the Executive Director of Moosehaven John Capes describing all the benefits to the members at Moosehaven.

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